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Strategic analysis of the global status of carbon capture and storage. Report 3: country studies Papua New Guinea
31st March 2009
Topic(s): Carbon capture, use and storage (CCUS)
Papua New Guinea has not introduced any dedicated policies or legislation to provide incentives forthe development of CCS technologies or to govern the CCS project cycle.
However, the Government of Papua New Guinea is currently developing policies of relevance to CCS.The Government is developing a climate change policy which could provide a policy framework for CCS in Papua New Guinea. In addition, Papua New Guinea is working with international partners(including through its membership of the Global CCS Institute) to develop energy policies.
In addition, Papua New Guinea already possesses relatively well-developed mining, pipeline and oiland gas legislative regimes which could be adapted to allow the regulation of CCS activities in the country.
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